Cosmetic Dentistry And Invisalign – What Should You Know?

Because orthodontic work is known to produce significant smile improvements, it can be easy to think of it as a type of cosmetic dental procedure. However, this is not the full scope of what an orthodontic adjustment can provide patients. By fixing problems with gaps and overlaps, you can improve your bite function, which can have long-term benefits for your dental health. With that said, it is certainly acceptable to look into a smile adjustment for the esthetic advantages! In fact, our Katy, TX dental practice can make the cosmetic benefits of orthodontic treatment more accessible by offering Invisalign treatment. Because we can offer both orthodontic work and additional cosmetic dental services, we can make ambitious smile improvement plans more convenient for patients. (more…)

Find A Dentist You Trust For Your Full Mouth Reconstruction

If you are ready to embark on a full mouth reconstruction, you may feel a mixture of anticipation and unease. While the idea of seeing your smile’s health and appearance fully restored can be exciting, you may have questions about what to expect from the process. How many procedures will you have to undergo? How long will the process take? How comfortable will I be during different treatments? When you have a dentist you feel confident in, and one you trust to help you see meaningful results, you can have an easier time looking forward to your full mouth reconstruction. Our Katy, TX dental practice has taken care of many patients in need of this advanced care, and we are ready to help you make significant changes to your smile! (more…)

Living With Jaw Pain? Talk TMJ Treatment With Your Dentist

Why would someone choose to live with a persistent ache that affects their jaw, recurring headaches, or any other problems that are associated with TMJ disorder? The effects that jaw problems can have on your life can make you uncomfortable, negatively impact your dental function, and generally bring down your quality of life. At our Katy, TX dental practice, we are prepared to help you manage jaw pain, headaches, and other troubles that can be traced back to TMJ disorder. In order to provide a lasting solution to your troubles, we can study your dental function in order to see how an imbalance in your bite might be affecting your jaw joints and muscles. With this information, we can provide corrective therapy that improves your bite, and reduces the stress on your jaw joints and muscles. (more…)

Is Your Issue With A Bad Bite Due To Poor Dental Health?

When you are uncomfortable putting pressure on certain teeth whenever you bite, your natural instinct can simply be to change your bite movements. Once you have done this, you can simply move on with your life and enjoy biting and chewing without discomfort…right? When your dental function is compromised, you can begin placing your jaw joints and muscles under stress. Over time, that stress can lead to painful TMJ disorder, which can lead to headaches, limited jaw movement, and other concerns. Our Katy, TX dental office can restore the health of teeth that are sensitive, or otherwise incapable of providing bite support. We can also provide bite equilibration to help you correct a bite issue that is causing stress on your jaw. (more…)

Answering Your Questions About Cosmetic Dentistry

While cosmetic dental work can offer great benefits to you, it can be hard to feel comfortable with a procedure when you are not sure what it might involve. At our Katy, TX dental office, we understand how important it is for a person to feel confident about an upcoming procedure. If you want to do something to improve your smile, we can help you understand what your treatment options are, and how they might benefit you. We can help you find the most convenient and conservative path to your ideal smile, even if you are hoping to make significant changes to the way you look. (more…)

Ready To Close That Smile Gap? Ask About Dental Implants!

After losing a tooth, it can be hard for you to look at your smile in the mirror without fixating on the newly empty space where a tooth should be. People who experience tooth loss can become embarrassed by their appearance. Even if the gap is difficult to see because a tooth is in a less noticeable part of your smile, you can worry that people sometimes observe it while you laugh or speak. Our Katy, TX dental office has experience with treating tooth loss. By placing a dental implant-held replacement tooth, we can give you back your full, confident smile. We can also help you regain a more comfortable dental function, as your dental implant helps keep your restoration stable. (more…)

Your Dentist Can Help You Identify Signs Of TMJ Disorder

Should you be concerned about TMJ disorder? If you have problems with comfortable jaw movement, or persistent headaches, you may need help dealing with jaw stress or misalignment. Our Katy, TX dental practice is ready to help you by relieving your discomfort, and by making changes to your bite in order to avoid future troubles. With Botox treatments, the tension in your jaw can be reduced, and we can help you control nightly teeth grinding. We can also use modern pressure mapping technology to look for problems with your bite that may be responsible for your discomfort. (more…)

A Smile Makeover Can Be Easier To Complete Than You Expect

If you are currently unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, you may think that something like a smile makeover would be difficult to complete. How many procedures would it take to make sure you feel confident showing off your smile? Will the treatments require major changes to your teeth? At our Katy, TX dental office, patients who inquire about cosmetic dental work can find that impressive results are easier to attain than they think possible. A single procedure can take care of several problems that currently affect the way you look. Because of this, you may be able to have significant results from relatively conservative changes to your smile! (more…)

Will Invisalign Affect My Holiday Experience?

The holiday season can offer us many chances to be social, and gather together with friends and family members. You may have certain traditions or gatherings that you look forward to every year! If you are concerned about your dental alignment, you may even feel tempted to postpone orthodontic work because you worry your aligners might interfere with your holiday activities. What you should know is that our Katy, TX dental practice can offer you treatment with Invisalign. Why is this important? With Invisalign, you can arrive at holiday parties without flashing conspicuous braces. You can also appreciate being able to remove your aligners before enjoying a favorite treat. (more…)

Can I Replace Older Dentures With An Implant-Held Appliance?

While traditional dentures can give a person back their complete smile, they may begin to frustrate you over time due to their lack of support. Worrying about their stability while biting, chewing, and speaking can become frustrating, and you can be less than pleased with the feeling of epoxies used to hold them in place. Over time, you can start to find them less comfortable because the loss of jawbone density you experience can make them less secure. So what can you do about these issues? By moving to All-On-4 implant dentures, you can enjoy better stability for your prosthetic. Our Katy, TX dental office can speak with you about moving to implant-held dentures, and discuss the process of implant placement and restoration with you. (more…)